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2015 Spring Training begins February 6th!

The ARSC Spring Training schedule is now available!  Learn about the Linux Command Line, Totalview Debugger, GIT Repository, Ruby on Rails, how to optimize your use of HPC batch schedulers, or how to edit research footage using Adobe Premier Pro: www.arsc.edu/support/training/index.xml 

Training is held on Fridays in WRRB 009 and is open to all UAF Faculty, Staff, and Students.  No registration is required!

Online HPC Training Opportunity (Free!)

The Oklahoma University Supercomputing Center for Education and Research is offering a free online Spring Semester course called "Supercomputing in Plain English: A High Performance Computing Workshop Series".  The weekly one hour workshop will be held on Tuesdays beginning January 20th.  

Topics will include an overview of supercomputing, storage hierarchy, parallelism and programming for parallel computing, accelerators, and more!

To learn more about this workshop and to register, visit http://www.oscer.ou.edu/education.php

ARSC Users: Add "consult@arsc.edu" to your email client's filter list

Recently the alaska.edu google mail server has been marking emails from consult@arsc.edu as spam and redirecting the emails to ARSC Users' spam folders.   To ensure email communications from ARSC User Support arrive in your inbox, please add consult@arsc.edu to your email client's filter list.  Instructions for setting up filters are available on the Google Support pages.   

EPSCoR Award Funds Two ARSC Web Sites

Part of the NSF Research Infrastructure Improvement Cyberconnectivity Award, administered by Alaska EPSCoR, funded two new ARSC Web sites. One of these sites is Alaska Data Central, which is designed to serve as a central access point for data and metadata from across the University of Alaska system. The other is Scholarworks, an institutional repository holding UA library materials, theses and dissertations, meeting minutes, scientific posters, and archival footage and images.

Attention Researchers!

If your research involves the use of ARSC resources, remember to mention ARSC in your publications acknowledgments!  We recommend a statement similar to, "This work was supported in part by a grant of HPC resources from the Arctic Region Supercomputing Center and the University of Alaska Fairbanks".

Information about how to incorporate ARSC utilization into grant proposals is available in the ARSC knowledge base

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